Category Archives: Kosrae Island

Micronesian Storms

TweetOver the last week or so Micronesia has had some bad storms and the headlines are pretty scary. In general Chuuk and Yap have been hit by the most recent typhoon (Maysak) and have really suffered, but Kosrae didn’t have … Continue reading

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Kosrae Run Off Election Results

TweetThe January 6 run off election overseas and absentee votes have been counted. Incumbant Governor Lyndon Jackson received the highest vote count (2070 to Gibson Siba’s 1850) in the close election, winning him a second four year term. Full election … Continue reading

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Kosrae 2014 Election Results

TweetHi Folks, The preliminary results from the island are posted here: Election Results. When the off island results are available, I will add them to the page. Cheers, Katrina   Tweet

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Kosraean Handicraft (Christmas is Coming) :)

TweetKosrae has a long history of weaving and other handicraft. In ancient times the Island was famous for the fabric woven from banana fibers. There is significant interest in this traditional type of weaving and it is a craft that … Continue reading

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Rock Hopper Update!

TweetThis is just a short update on the September 1st Rock Hopper trail run. United Airlines is offering a 10% discount to all race participants and Kosrae Village is offering a 20% discount on lodging for the race week (special … Continue reading

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Spring Time in Kosrae!

TweetHey – I hope that you are having beautiful weather where ever you are. It’s gorgeous here, I was diving two days ago with a group of local students and the water was perfect. Crystal clear, calm and with lots … Continue reading

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United Flight Number Change

TweetIt’s not a rumor any more. This was posted yesterday. Check here for the full  post. UNITED Micronesia Island Hopper Flight Number Changes from late-October 2013 by JL Update at 0615GMT 20JUL13 UNITED from 27OCT13 is adjusting operational flight numbers … Continue reading

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What DO you do all day??

TweetBesides all of the ordinary things that go with running a small business? I volunteer, a lot! Yesterday, I spent volunteering with the KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority) Marine Division in their annual survey / cleanup of crown of thorn … Continue reading

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Unofficial FSM National Election Results

TweetFor all of you who follow the FSM national elections. Check this link for the unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Cheers, Katrina   Tweet

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Solomon Island Tsunami Kosrae Tide Levels

TweetLast year a joint project between KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority), NIWA, SPREP and FSM PACC resulted in the installation of our first ever tide gauge in Lelu Harbor. The project was funded by GEF/UNDP. The tide data is … Continue reading

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